Which of the following identifies the theme of the poem I felt a funeral in my brain?
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Similarly one may ask, what event is the speaker describing in I felt a funeral in my brain?
Conceit. The most central device of "I felt a Funeral, in my Brain" is its conceit, which occurs throughout the entire poem. The speaker compares his or her state of mind to a funeral.
Furthermore, how does Dickinson use capitalization in I felt a funeral in my brain? Dickinson uses capital letters for the words she wishes to personify as if they were proper nouns, actual beings. The Funeral is capitalized because it is as if it is a separate being that she is encountering.
Likewise, what rhyme scheme does the poet use and how does it contribute to the poem I felt a funeral in my brain?
Hymn-like Poem in Quatrains We'll get to the rhythm in a minute, but a quatrain is just a stanza with four lines and some kind of rhyme scheme. In this poem, the rhyme scheme is ABCB: the second and fourth lines in each stanza rhyme.
What is the theme of because I could not stop for death?
The central theme [of "Because I could not stop for Death"] is the interpretation of mortal experience from the standpoint of immortality. A theme stemming from that is the defining of eternity as timelessness. The poet uses these abstractions— mortality, immortality, and eternity—in terms /585/ of images.